Bishop's ring


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Bishop's ring

[′bish·əps ′riŋ]
(meteorology)
A faint, broad, reddish-brown corona occasionally seen in dust clouds, especially those which result from violent volcanic eruptions.
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Tomorrow's service will see Bishop Christine dressed in a ceremonial cope and mitre made for her by J&M Sewing Service of Newcastle, and her bishop's ring has been designed and made by Alan Harrison of Kirkharle, Northumberland.
She will be dressed in a ceremonial cope and mitre made for her by J&M Sewing Service of Newcastle, and her bishop's ring has been designed and made by Alan Harrison of Kirkharle, Northumberland.
You will typically find the most prevalent stone in a bishop's ring will be a sapphire, because that's associated with purity," Mann said.
At the ceremony in Kilmarnock, the new Bishop of Galloway joked: "The jeweller said he had never been asked to do a bishop's ring before.
Well, apart from when my teacher kissed the bishop's ring, but let's not go there this week.
As she kissed the bishop's ring, she blurted out, "You're not fit for my husband or me to kiss your ring
Ken didn't wear a bishop's ring, pectoral cross, or miter.
Some people still try to kiss a bishop's ring but, obviously, it's out of touch with modern thinking.
He did not clearly see that a bishop's ring is a symbol not only of his marriage to the Church, but to Her Magisterium taught with the authority of Christ, as was the great charter of life and love called Humanae vitae.
During the two-hour ordination, Cardinal Roger Mahony, head of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, presented Wilkerson the bishop's ring, miter and pastoral staff.
There is something very strange about kissing a Cardinal or Bishop's ring.
GOLDFINGERS: Terry Herbert NEW-FOUND WEALTH: Gordon Innes found a bishop's ring and received pounds 1250